Decision details

Local Authority Productivity Plan 2024

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder - Finance and Corporate, Portfolio Holder - Leader

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Local Authority Productivity Plan 2024 (The Plan) provides a summary of the following key areas and outlines how the council:

a.has transformed the way that services are
designed and delivered to make better use of

b.plans to take advantage of technology and make
better use of data to improve decision making,
service design and use of resources; and

c.plans to reduce wasteful spend within the
organisation and systems.

The Plan also describes any barriers that are preventing progress that The Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) could help to reduce or remove.


On Wednesday 3 July 2024, Cllr Jill Cleary, Leader and Cllr Jeremy Heron the Portfolio Holder for Finance and Corporate made the following decision:

That It is recommended that the Portfolio Holders:

a.note the contents of the Local Authority Productivity Plan 2024
(The Plan); and

b.approve The Plan for submission to the Department of Levelling
Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC).

Any member of the Council, who is not a Portfolio Holder, who considers that this decision should be reviewed should give notice using the call-in facility at the top of this page on the Council’s intranet / extranet site. Alternatively, notice can be given to the Monitoring Officer (Tanya Coulter) (in writing or by e-mail) to be received ON OR BY 5.15 pm on 10 July 2024.

Details of the document the Portfolio Holder considered are attached below.

Reasons for the decision:

See Report

Alternative options considered:

See Report

Declarations of Interest(s): None

Contact: Rebecca Drummond, Assistant Director Transformation Email:

Publication date: 03/07/2024

Effective from: 11/07/2024

Accompanying Documents: